Primavera Sound Festival coming very soon in Barcelona

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In late May, Barcelona will host one of the best festivals in Europe – Primavera Sound 2012, for the 11th consecutive year. The festival continues to focus on independent music and is already preparing to be one of the best events of 2012 in Barcelona.
With a long list of indie music talent, this outdoor festival is a real treat for fans of alternative pop – Primavera Sound has received many music legends over the past years. Stars like Lou Reed, Neil Young, Pulp, Pet Shop Boys and Arcade Fire were on stage in Barcelona.

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The event’s main stage in the huge Parc del Forum, with the Mediterranean to act as a background. If you do not want to pay 70 € for a ticket one day, the festival offers the day of opening and closing two free concerts near the Arc de Triompf called Springtime in the Ciutat. Like many other major festivals the city will be including unofficial events and a friendly atmosphere. It’s the perfect time to visit Barcelona, ​​even if you’re a fan of music.

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These are some of the artists who will perform at the Festival:

The Cure
Perhaps the first alternative group to chart success. The group was formed in 1970. With a strong show and a little retro, see The Cure live is a must for music lovers post punk and new wave.

The alternative pop queen of Iceland is more unique than rare. He has sold millions of records and at the same time has received critical acclaim. Not afraid to push the limits, his latest album “Biophilia” was released as an iPhone app, something really innovative.

Rufus Wainwright
The performance of this singer is a genus different from other artists of the festival. His work is introspective and spiritual, is also a vein that differentiates it from decaying roots. Wainwright, influenced by the brave and famous songs of his father, solo acts on stage, in contrast to the exhibition with the other guests.

Franz Ferdinand
It is one of the most successful bands of the last decade. Loads of energy and a unique arsenal of unique and attractive materials, which remain very popular, although they have left behind his days of glory in the hit parade. They have a large following in Spain, his last song has reached the second position.

In the past 20 years, Wilco has been made ​​famous as the indie band that was inspired by country music and that of the 60 and 70. A genuine formula for success. Have been appreciated by music critics for their sound with many different influences, and are one of the most acclaimed indie bands and influential of recent times.

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May 30 to June 3 – Parc del Forum / Arc de Triomf

The festival’s official website contains a wealth of information and can answer virtually any questions you may have. Even outdoors, the Primavera Sound Festival is not a camping site. Given the popularity of this event, which takes place at the beginning of the tourist season in Barcelona, ​​it would be best to start booking tickets and accommodation now.

>> This is the official website of the Festival <<

This is the video presentation of the Festival:

Thanks to Oh-Barcelona for the news.

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